This J.D. Howard Reserve HR 46 by Crowned Heads came to me by way of the /r/cigars Secret Santa last December. Thanks again to whoever sent me an extremely generous package of cigars. I was eager to try the J.D. Howard Reserve as the Drumstick currently sits at #1 position on my top non-cuban cigars of 2014. I was also a…Continue
I picked up a box of Oliva Serie V Maduro Especial 2013s when I was down in Orlando in December of 2013. I was attending a cigar event at Corona Cigar Company and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to bring some back with me to Canada.
If you’ve been following my reviews for even a short while you’d know that I’m a huge fan of Oliva cigars. I also have a growing collection of the Serie V Maduro Especial releases. Last year…Continue
This Room 101 Durama Mutante came to me by way of a great Cigar Aficionado Traveling Stogie, from his aptly named ‘Win a pair of room 101 Darumas’ contest. This was my first time smoking a Room 101 cigar, and I was pretty excited to try it out. The fact that it was a lancero vitola, in a time where it seems larger ring gauges are all the rage, made me that much more eager…Continue
This cigar came to me by way of a ‘USA Freedom’ Bomb from the /r/cigars Redditor /u/UnofficialGhost. For the month of April /r/cigars was split into a USA and Russian faction who battled by means of cigar bombs for point domination.
It was a fun little game, and I got a great selection of cigars to review as a result. There will be many reviews coming out of that package soon.
Payback for this bomb was…Continue